National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)

Bihar flood situation worsens, over 7.65 lakh people affected in 10 districts

The districts affected by the flooding, caused by heavy rainfall in catchment areas along the border with Nepal, are West Champaran, East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Khagaria and Gopalganj.

Jul 24, 2020, 06:57 AM IST

Assam floods: Over 24 lakh people hit in 24 districts; death toll at 110

The floods in Assam have affected 24 districts affecting over 24 lakh people and causing damages to 1,09,600.53 hectares of crop area in the state. According to the flood situation report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Monday (July 202020), the rising water levels has deluged a total of 2,254 villages.

Jul 21, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

Over 20,000 people to be evacuated from Gujarat ahead of cyclone Nisarga

As a precautionary measure, the district administrations of Valsad and Navsari have started shifting people living near the coast to safer places.

Jun 02, 2020, 15:10 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan hails Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Indian Railways, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the state administration for rescuing all passengers from Mahalaxmi Express, which was stranded in floodwaters near Vangani, around 90 km from Mumbai.

Jul 29, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Maharashtra: Death toll mounts to 4 in Bhiwandi building collapse

The death toll in the Maharashtra's Bhiwandi building collapse on Saturday rose to four.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind condoles deaths due to floods

He had also conducted an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Gujarat.Several villages in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Assam have been put on red alert. 

Jul 26, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Maharashtra: First batch of SDRF personnel to be stationed by June

A team of 428 will be split into two groups. They will be back in June from training and stationed at Vidarbha and North Maharashtra.

May 28, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Indore-Patna Express accident: Death toll mounts to 133, search and rescue operations continue

Most of the casualties were in S1 and S2 compartments. 

Nov 21, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Rajnath Singh meets CISF, NSG chiefs to review situation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held separate meetings with the chiefs of important central security forces including National Security Guard (NSG) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Sep 30, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

Newborns in flood-hit Bihar named after river Ganga

Parents of newborns in the relief camps of flood-swamped Bihar are naming their children after the river Ganga or even the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) that has come to their help.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh floods: Situation worsens in Vidisha

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued about 150 people from Vrindavan garden last evening who were caught in the flood.

Jul 11, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Vishnu Garden, three women dead

At least three women were killed and ten injured person when a four-storey building in West Delhi's Vishnu Garden caved in on Saturday night, trapping over twenty people beneath the debris.

Jul 18, 2015, 23:06 PM IST